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WestRock celebrates 80th anniversary of Fernandina Beach mill

WestRock celebrates 80th anniversary of Fernandina Beach mill

WestRock, the first paper mill to be built in Fernandina (1938), celebrated its 80th anniversary with 468 employees on October 18-19. During the two day event, four mill shifts were served "recognition meals" in honor of the occasion.

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Sonoco Announces New Senior Leadership Structure

Sonoco Announces New Senior Leadership Structure
  • Arthur Retiring Following 34 Years of Service
  • Fuller, Coker to Lead Global Consumer and Industrial Businesses

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Nov. 19, 2018 -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of t...

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Orchids Paper Products Company Announces Amended Agreement With Its Creditors And A New Ultra-Premium Customer Win

Orchids Paper Products Company Announces Amended Agreement With Its Creditors And A New Ultra-Premium Customer Win

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 21, 2018 - Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE American: TIS), a national supplier of high-quality consumer tissue products, today announced that t...

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Foley Cellulose Mill Turns Investment Into A Competitive And An Environmental Advantage

Foley Cellulose Mill Turns Investment Into A Competitive And An Environmental Advantage

GP's Foley Cellulose mill in Perry, Florida recently completed an $84 million investment that's making the mill more energy efficient and is reducing its groundwater usag...

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B.C.'s largest-ever forestry delegation to visit China, Japan, South Korea in December

B.C.'s largest-ever forestry delegation to visit China, Japan, South Korea in December

One year after leading B.C.'s largest-ever forestry-sector delegation to Asia, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson is taking an even larger group to th...

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South Country forestry workers plan strike action

South Country forestry workers plan strike action

South Country forestry workers are expected to strike for the first time in 32 years after collective bargaining talks between the United Steelworkers (USW) and Interior ...

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Why Finland is so good at handling forest fires. Hint: It’s not because of raking.

Why Finland is so good at handling forest fires. Hint: It’s not because of raking.

Months before devastating wildfires caused havoc in California, firefighters from across Europe headed to Sweden as authorities there struggled to extinguish several mass...

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New Case Paper Converting and Distribution Facility Opens in CA

New Case Paper Converting and Distribution Facility Opens in CA

On October 1, 2018, the California branch of Case Paper moved into a new converting facility and office space in Rancho Cucamonga, CA; paper and board inventory is expect...

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Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Measures to Enhance Competitiveness and Accelerate Innovation

Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Measures to Enhance Competitiveness and Accelerate Innovation

Today in the House of Commons, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Fall Economic Statement. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased that the federal ...

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KP Tissue Announces Closing of Financing Package for TAD2 Project

KP Tissue Announces Closing of Financing Package for TAD2 Project

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Nov. 19, 2018 -- KP Tissue Inc. (KPT) (TSX: KPT) reports today that Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP) and certain of its subsidiaries have closed financing...

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Western Forest Products Inc. Announces Acquisition of Columbia Vista Corporation, Growing its Specialty Products Business

Western Forest Products Inc. Announces Acquisition of Columbia Vista Corporation, Growing its Specialty Products Business
  • Total consideration of US$30.5 million, including working capital
  • Increases Western's Douglas Fir lumber shipments to Japan, which complements existing business
  • Grows Weste...
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Over 500 Unifor members approve Mill and Woodlands deals with Domtar

Over 500 Unifor members approve Mill and Woodlands deals with Domtar

DRYDEN – More than 500 Unifor members in the Dryden-based Domtar Pulp Mill and Woodlands operations have voted overwhelmingly in favour of new four-year collective agreem...

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Why paper remains a top pick for recyclable packaging

Why paper remains a top pick for recyclable packaging

Reducing has been the hallmark of Sealed Air since day one — reducing damage, reducing waste and reducing energy, among other things. A reduction in packaging materials l...

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AF&PA Pledges Support to Solving Issues Facing U.S. Recycling System

AF&PA Pledges Support to Solving Issues Facing U.S. Recycling System

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman today commended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for organizing t...

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Fatality under investigation at Boise Cascade plywood manufacturing facility

Fatality under investigation at Boise Cascade plywood manufacturing facility

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2018

BOISE, Idaho – Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) is working with local authorities to investigate a fatal accident ...

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Hurricane Michael Caused $1.5 Billion in Agriculture Losses, Mostly in Forestry, Timber

Hurricane Michael Caused $1.5 Billion in Agriculture Losses, Mostly in Forestry, Timber

Florida suffered almost $1.5 billion in agriculture losses due to Hurricane Michael hitting the Panhandle last month, a new report from the state government finds.

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Feds Urged To Reach New Softwood Deal

Feds Urged To Reach New Softwood Deal

Even though Canada and the United States have reached a new trade deal, 20% softwood lumber tariffs remain in place.

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